New episodes of The Repair Shop will be on our screens very soon
The Repair Shop has become a faithful Wednesday evening staple, offering us a life-affirming alternative to a throwaway culture, while celebrating indispensable craftsmanship.
And we're so happy it's back on our screens. The Repair Shop will return to BBC One on Wednesday 22 March at 8pm, with episodes also available on the iPlayer.
Many of us have cried happy tears as Jay Blades and his talented team of craftspeople painstakingly restore discarded treasures and sentimental heirlooms to their former glory, making their owners cry happy tears too.
So far, the clever Repair Shop team have repaired everything from Olympic diving medals to beekeeping equipment; ceramic canines to a Victoria Diorama, while unearthing the fascinating stories behind the possessions.
Many fans will be wondering when new episodes will be returning to our screens, and the good news is there's not long to wait.
The Repair Shop shared the good news on Instagram with a video message from cast member Dom saying they were back filming and promising that the team "have got some amazing things that I cannot wait for you to see".
The metal worker also confirmed that there are new episodes airing from next Wednesday, 22 March.
So, here's everything we know about The Repair Shop, including its return, how you can apply to go on the show and where The Repair Shop is filmed...
When is The Repair Shop back on TV?
The show will air on Wednesdays at 8pm on BBC One from 22 March.
Where is The Repair Shop filmed?
The Repair Shop is filmed at the Weald and Downland Living Museum in Singleton, West Sussex. The set is located is in the museum's Court Barn, which is closed to the public while the series is being filmed.
Fancy taking a look at The Repair Shop? Visitors are able to have a sneak peek inside the barn on the following dates listed here.
Who are the team at The Repair Shop?
The talented Repair Shop cast includes: upholsterer Jay Blades, metal worker Dominic Chinea, clock restorer Steve Fletcher, leather worker Suzie Fletcher, carpenter and cabinet-maker Will Kirk, toy restorers Amanda Middleditch and Julie Tatchell, ceramics conservator Kirsten Ramsay, painting conservator Lucia Scalisi, and antique photography specialist Brenton West.
How to apply for The Repair Shop
If you have a sentimental item that needs new life breathed into it, you can apply to have it restored on the show.
You can apply through an online application form on the Ricochet website, the production company that creates the show. All applicants must be aged 18 or over.
Alternatively, you can send your application via email: email@example.com or by mailing a letter to: The Repair Shop, Ricochet, Pacific House, 126 Dyke Road, Brighton, BN1 3TE.
The Repair Shop will return to BBC One on Wednesday 22 March at 8pm and on the iPlayer
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